Criteria For Selection

Criteria for Selection

  • Are you in your first year of medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill?RUMS 2015 Action
  • Do you possess a sincere commitment to return to North Carolina and practice in a rural area? 
  • Are you interested in a career in Primary Care (Family Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, and General Surgery)?

Additional Factors for Consideration

  • Preference is given to students who are from a rural community. 
  • Applicants should be prepared to spend six weeks in Central, Eastern, or Western North Carolina (based on program selected) during the summer months between first and second year of medical school beginning mid-June and concluding in August.